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Video: VCU beats Alabama State 78-62, open season 6-0 for first time ever [INSIDER]

Score: VCU 78, Alabama State 62

Recap: In VCU men’s basketball history, Coach Rhoades can say he’s done something that no other Rams coach has done, opened the season on a 6-0 run. Senior Marcus Evans was on fire. Evans tied his VCU career high with 25 points.

Notables:

  • Senior Marcus Evans led all Rams with 25 points.  Nah’Shon “Bones” Hyland was next up with 12 points.
  • The Hornets turned the ball over 16 times to VCU’s 11
  • VCU shot 47% from the field, connecting on 25 of 53 shots
  • VCU’s bench outscored Alabama State’s bench, 23-16
  • Alabama State grabbed more boards than VCU, 38-33
  • The Rams shot 55% from behind the arc.  They hit 12 of their 22 three point shots.
  • Tonight’s game marked the 140th consecutive sellout at the Siegel Center for the Rams.

Next Game: VCU will travel to Florida to participate in the Emerald Coast Classic on Friday and will play Purdue at 9:30pm.  The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.

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Michael Hagan is a '04 VCU Graduate (Mass Comm) and a lifelong Richmonder. He also is a full time commercial & video producer. His favorite VCU ...